The Griff Guard Station Full Height Model was designed to significantly increase lifeguard effectiveness. Evolved from Tom Griffiths' Five Minute Scanning Strategy®, it has proven to decrease boredom while increasing attention and concentration, necessary for the safety of both swimmers and lifeguards. The Griff Guard Station allows quicker responses to emergencies, promotes alertness without diverting attention from the water, increases patrolling and communication with guests, and encourages standing to add height to surveillance angle.
Griff's Guard Station accommodates Griff's Five Minute Scanning Strategy® by featuring a front entry, elevated viewing station, easy access and non-skid surface. A wide front step provides an additional station and brings the guard closer to a pool's edge. Heavy duty, stainless steel and fiberglass construction assures long lasting, trouble-free service. Heavy duty wheels allow convenient, easy portability.
Tom Griffiths, Ed.D., who developed the 5-Minute Scanning Strategy®, is director of aquatics and safety officer for intercollegiate athletics at Penn State University in University Park, PA. His self-instruction video for guard training is also now available. No lifeguard should be without one.
The Full Height Guard Station has a higher viewing angle for greater visibility. Bench size is 14 x 40 inches and 4 feet above pool deck. Platform size is 40 x 40 inches and is 33 inches above pool deck. Access steps are 14 x 40 inches.
Sun Shade Upgrade Available for this chair; sold separately.
Every Griff Guard Station comes with the The 5-Minute Scanning Strategy and Shallow Water Blackout DVDs.